Acanthopterygii

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Etymology[edit]

From New Latin, from Ancient Greek ἄκανθα (ákantha, spine) + πτερύγιον (pterúgion, wing, fin).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /æˌkænˌθɑp.təˈɹɪd͡ʒ.i.aɪ/, /æˌkənˌθɑp.təˈɹɪd͡ʒ.i.aɪ/

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Acanthopterygii

  1. A taxonomic superorder within the subclass Teleosteifishes having some of the rays of the dorsal, ventral, and anal fins unarticulated and spinelike, as the perch.

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